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For Parents and other Caregivers

Building Baby's Brain

A series of fact sheets for parents and/or caregivers on early brain development. (Also available in Spanish)

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

A series of fact sheets for grandparents who are providing primary care for their grandchildren. (Also available in Spanish)

Principles of Parenting

A series of fact sheets for parents and/or caregivers on a variety of parenting topics focused on building family strengths

Tips for Parents

A series of fact sheets for parents and/or caregivers on a variety of parenting topics focused on building family strengths

Guide for New Parents

Practical tips to help you adjust to your new parenting responsibilities along with an introduction to the various resources from FACS Cooperative Extension that can help you, your child, and your family.

Health & Safety

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After the Disaster: When Healing is Slow

More Information · 3 pages · 2002

After the Disaster: Phases of Community Adjustment

More Information · 2 pages · 2002

After the Disaster: Emotional Reactions and Help

More Information · 6 pages · 2002

Farm Stress Series: Farm Stress Management Plan

More Information · 2 pages · 1999

Farm Stress Series: Farming - A Stressful Occupation

More Information · 2 pages · 1999

Farm Stress Series: Stress Management for Farmers

More Information · 2 pages · 1999

Farm Stress Series: Stress Symptoms

More Information · 2 pages · 1999

The Deadly Equation

More Information · 2 pages · 2010

Senior Sense Newsletter Series

May 2014

Should You Avoid Gluten?
Facing the Guilt of Caregiving
Getting Married? Managing Joint Finances

More Information · 7 pages · 2014

February 2014

IS THERE A LINK BETWEEN DIABETES AND ALZEHIMERS DISEASE? WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
MAKING THE MOST OF NURSING HOME VISITING
SELECTING LIGHTING FOR YOUR HOME

More Information · 6 pages · 2014

November 2013

Communicating Through Dementia
Which Vegetables Provide the Most Nutrients at the Lowest Cost?
Shop Smart This Holiday Season

More Information · 6 pages · 2013

August 2013

Calorie Density
Pets and Caregiving
Managing pests in Your Home

More Information · 6 pages · 2013

May 2013

Preventing Cancer & Heart Disease: Is the Diet for Both the Same?
Stepfamilies & Caregiving
Debt Free. Now What?

More Information · 6 pages · 2013

February 2013

Are You At Risk for B12 Deficiency?
Caregiver Support
Acquiring Saving Habits

More Information · 6 pages · 2013

November 2012

Better Late Than Never
Managing Holiday Traditions
Right-Sizing Your Home for Retirement

More Information · 6 pages · 2012

August 2012

You Can Prevent Childhood Overweight and Obesity
You and Your Doctors - Two-Way Communication
Spring (or Fall) Clearing - Tackling Your Hoard

More Information · 6 pages · 2012

May 2012

Cutting Back on Sweets When the Grandchildren Visit
Men as Caregivers
Benefits of Community Involvement for Senior Citizens

More Information · 6 pages · 2012

February 2012

What is Normal After Breast Cancer
The Decision to Move in Together
Check Out Charities Before Making a Donation

More Information · 6 pages · 2012

November 2011

Keeping Drugs Out of the Reach of Children
Brothers, Sisters and Caregiving (Part 2)
Reducing Heating Costs This Winter

More Information · 6 pages · 2011

August 2011

Move and Live Longer
Brothers, Sisters, and Caregiving (Part 1)
Overdrawing Accounts Getting More Expensive

More Information · 6 pages · 2011

May 2011

Breast & Prostate Cancer in the African American Population
One House, Multiple Generations
Safety Begins at Home

More Information · 6 pages · 2011

September 2010

Emergency Supply Kit
When Caregiving Is Good For You
Should You Test Your Home for Radon?

More Information · 6 pages · 2010

June 2010

Making a Visit to the Emergency Room Less Stressful
Caregiving in the Country
Smart Shopping at the Grocery Store

More Information · 6 pages · 2010

November 2009

Seeing a Specialist
Building Relationships With In-Home Care Helpers
Opt Out: Put A Stop To Unsolicited Mail, Email, And Telemarketing

More Information · 8 pages · 2009

August 2009

Finding a New Health Care Provider
Should A Parent Move Into Your Home?
Protect Yourself from Carbon Monoxide

More Information · 7 pages · 2009

April, 2009

More Strength Training Exercises
Coping with Hospitalization
Think Again Before You Decide On This Type of Insurance

More Information · 6 pages · 2009

January, 2009

Strength Building Exercise
I Just Don't Remember Things Like I Used To
Clearing Clutter

More Information · 6 pages · 2009

October, 2008

Equipment for Strength Training
Saying "No" to Caregiving
Co-Sign Loans at Your Own Risk

More Information · 6 pages · 2008

July, 2008

Safe Strength Training
Finding Good In-Home Caregivers
Tired of Receiving Unwanted Catalogs in the Mail?

More Information · 6 pages · 2008

April, 2008

Growing Stronger Program
Working Caregivers: Finding Your Balance
Water-Saving Tips

More Information · 6 pages · 2008

January, 2008

Colorectal Cancer Facts
Hearing and Listening
What Seniors Should Know: Energy Bills and Conservation

More Information · 6 pages · 2008

October, 2007

The Facts on Flax
Husbands' Caregiving Strategies
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage: What Plan is Right for You and Do You Qualify for Extra Help?

More Information · 6 pages · 2007

July, 2007

Medicare Coverage for Preventive Health Care
"Boomerang Kids"
Reducing the Risk of Identity Theft

More Information · 6 pages · 2007

April, 2007

How to Help an Overweight Grandchild to Achieve a Healthier Weight
Care for Caregivers
Mold Season

More Information · 6 pages · 2007

January, 2007

Do the Dietary Guidelines Apply to Me?
Declines in Mental Ability
Portable Heaters

More Information · 6 pages · 2007

October, 2006

Peripheral Artery Disease
Building Family Ties Online
Six Credit Reports a Year, Free!

More Information · 6 pages · 2006

July, 2006

The Role of Nutrition and Physical Activity in Fall Prevention
Dignity in Caregiving
What Do You Know About Reverse Mortgages?

More Information · 6 pages · 2006

April, 2006

It's Not Too Late to Prevent Diabetes: Take Your First Step Today
Setting Limits with Parents
Creating a Safe Home

More Information · 6 pages · 2006

January, 2006

DASH Diet May Help Metabolic Syndrome
Seniors and Terrorism
Beware of Home Improvement Scams

More Information · 6 pages · 2006

October, 2005

New Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Begins January 2006
Young Caregivers
Heating Your Home this Winter

More Information · 6 pages · 2005

July, 2005

Getting Enough Calcium
Good Grief for the Newly Widowed
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning While Using Portable Generators

More Information · 6 pages · 2005

April, 2005

You May Need More Vitamin D
Helping Grandchildren Deal with Grief
Pest Management in the Home Environment

More Information · 6 pages · 2005

January, 2005

Walking Helps Your Body and Your Mind
Grandfathers are Special
Cold Weather Energy Tips

More Information · 6 pages · 2005

October, 2004

Reducing Blood Pressure without Medication
Sibling Relationships and Parent Care
Scaled-Down Appliances

More Information · 6 pages · 2004

July, 2004

"Low-Carb" Foods-The Answer to Weight Loss?
Latino Caregiving Issues
Remain Vigilant to Avoid Telemarketing Scams

More Information · 6 pages · 2004

April, 2004

What You Believe Influences What You Eat
Support for Family Caregivers
Maintaining a Safe Home for People with Alzheimer's

More Information · 6 pages · 2004

January, 2004

When Someone Needs Help Eating
A Snapshot of Young Retirees
Energy Assistance Available to Low-Income Households

More Information · 6 pages · 2004

October, 2003

Cancer Prevention through Healthy Lifestyle
Depression, Stroke, and Parkinson's
Green House Project

More Information · 2003

July, 2003

New Guidelines for High Blood Pressure
Happiness and the Retirement Transition
National "Do Not Call" Lists Stop Most but Not All Telemarketers

More Information · 2003

April, 2003

Cooking for One
LifeWise Home
The Stress of War for Seniors

More Information · 2003

January, 2003

Walking -- A New Year's Resolution to Keep
Talking About the End of Life
Avoiding Tax Scams

More Information · 2003

October, 2002

Cutting Back on Salt
Memory and Aging
Misconceptions of Estate Planning

More Information · 2002

July, 2002

Have You Been Screened for Pre-diabetes?
Communicating through Alzheimer's Disease
Unhealthy Indoor Air Can Be Caused by Cooking

More Information · 2002

April, 2002

How to Distinguish Health Truth from Health Fraud
The Face of Family Caregivers
Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

More Information · 6 pages · 2002

January, 2002

Healthy Eating for Seniors
Health, Long Life and Church
Scam Targets Elderly African-Americans

More Information · 6 pages · 2002

October, 2001

B Good to Your Body
Long-Distance Caregiving
Preventing Falls

More Information · 2001

April, 2001

Expanding Portions May Expand Your Wasteline
Living Alone
Understanding Shared Housing Options for Seniors

More Information · HTML · 2001

July, 2001

Is Fresh Food Always Better Than Processed?
Talking with Senior Drivers about Safety
Long-Term Care Concerns

More Information · HTML · 2001

January, 2001

Dietary Changes to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease
Understanding Hoarding
Home Modification and Repair for Seniors

More Information · HTML · 2001

October, 2000

Are Antioxidant Vitamin Supplements Helpful or Harmful?
Help for the Helper
Preventing Falls on Home Stairs

More Information · 2000

July, 2000

Lower Your Blood Pressure by Eating Healthier Foods
Tips on Talking with a Doctor
Credit in Later Life

More Information · 2000

April, 2000

Good Fats, Bad Fats What's the Story?

Four Ways to Receive Your Federal Government Payments

More Information · 6 pages · 2000

January, 2000

Can Fruits and Vegetables Protect My Eyes?
Head Injury and Personality Change
Accessibility Guidelines: Seven Technical Requirements

More Information · 8 pages · 2000

October, 1999

Walking Improves Mental Fitness
Head Injury and Personality Change
Required IRA Distributions

More Information · 1999

July, 1999

Muscle Strength Training for Seniors
Caring and Good Health
Cashing in Housing Equity in the Latter Years: Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM)

More Information · 6 pages · 1999

April, 1999

Fitness of People over 50
If Someone Close Has a Problem with Alcohol or Other Drugs
What You Should Know about EFT-99

More Information · 6 pages · 1999

January, 1999

Giving Advice on Infant Feeding
Styles of Caregiving Support for Seniors
Your Spending Plan: Planning An Emergency Reserve Fund

More Information · 6 pages · 1999

October, 1998

Controlling High Blood Pressure
Working and Caregiving: Is There a Balance?
Are There Leaks In Your Spending Plan?

More Information · 6 pages · 1998

July, 1998

New Calcium Recommendations
Reminiscence: Tying Past to Present
Telephone Scams and Seniors

More Information · 6 pages · 1998

April, 1998

The Health Benefits of Peanuts
Parents and Adult Children
Lighting the Home for the Elderly

More Information · 6 pages · 1998

January, 1998

Food Just Doesn't Taste the Same
Working and Caregiving
How Does Your Cash Flow

More Information · 6 pages · 1998

 
 

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